Projecting the demographic impact of AIDS and the number of people in need of treatment: updates to the Spectrum projection package.

@article{Stover2006ProjectingTD,
  title={Projecting the demographic impact of AIDS and the number of people in need of treatment: updates to the Spectrum projection package.},
  author={John Stover and Neff Walker and Nicholas C Grassly and Milly Marston},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2006},
  volume={82 Suppl 3},
  pages={iii45-50}
}
BACKGROUND In the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) approach to HIV and AIDS estimates, estimates of adult prevalence produced by the Estimation and Projection Package (EPP) or the Workbook are transferred to Spectrum to estimate the consequences of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including the number of people living with HIV by age and sex, new infections, AIDS deaths, AIDS orphans, treatment needs, and the impact of treatment on survival. METHODS The UNAIDS Reference Group on… CONTINUE READING